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Profile for Compulsion



Name Compulsion
Email Address tgibneyjr@gmail.com
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  • Re: qtVlm Connect
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Thank you. Will give it a shot...
  • qtVlm Connect
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Sorry for the redundant message on this subject, but not being an IT guy I thought I would ask as I am sure there is a simple way to have the NMEA communicate between Brainaids data and qvTlm.

    Firstly, I am told that I do not have an app to handle NMEA. Secondly, as a result I am not able to get my boat info over to the QvTlm program. But you know that. Also, I just loaded up QvTlm and it told me that "NMEA ACTIVATION" - Failed to open serial port: The system cannot find the specified path.

    Sorry for my incompetence but if anyone would be willing to walk me through this, it would be greatly appreciated. Trying to hang out with the BIG Guys as I am a "Follower" and I hate it.

    I have read the QvTlm instructions but it is not getting me past this first roadblock.

    Thanks much,

    Terry G.
    COMPULSION
    tgibneyjr@gmail.com


    --- Last Edited by Compulsion at 2021-01-27 11:23:26 ---

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Bora Experience 2021
Visit the Adriatic Sea for Bora Experience 2021.
Bora winds are feared by local sailors and tend to blow most strongly during the winter months, reaching record speeds above 200 km/h (125 mph). In our virtual Seascape 18 we fear not, and you are invited to race from Venice to Dubrovnik, navigating between the islands along the Croatian coast.
Race #1448
INFO by brainaid.de
Seascape 18 PARTICULARS
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0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Feb 27th 16:00 Registration Open!

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New Hebrides Slalom 2021
Welcome… back to the carved-out coastal backdrop of New Caledonia’s opencast nickel mines, for a quick getaway in elegant Italia 14.98's to the islands of the Coral Sea across the Loyaute Basin and on via a mazy zig-zag north to a finish line in exotic Vanuatu's Big Bay. Only 578nm; enjoy!
Race #1425
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Italia 14.98 Particulars
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0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SYQ1 - SYCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Feb 23rd 18:00 Registration Open!

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Lady Barron's Dogs 2021
Top right above Tasmania lies the Furneaux Group and between its main two islands of Cape Barren and Flinders we find Franklin Sound, named after intrepid navigator Sir John Franklin, KCH FRS FLS FRGS, Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1837 to 1844, in between his first three and his final and fatal expedition to seek the North West Passage on the other side of the world. Lady Barron is the Group's main town and several of the islets in the Sound are known as Dogs, and so SRC stalwart Renegade invites you to come and 'walk the dogs' – 26nm in MC38s. Woof!
Race #1424
INFO by brainaid.de
MC38 PARTICULARS
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0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SPRQ1 - SPRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
February 25 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 20th 19:00 Registration Closed

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Pacific NW Inshore 2021
Welcome to our generally biennial 137nm SOL Classic, from Seattle to Vancouver, past historic Port Townsend, home of the famous wooden boat festival, then on past Whale Watch Park where there is often a pod of orca whales to be seen, continuing on round and through the beautiful San Juan Islands Nature Reserve and then up into the Strait of Georgia for a finish in English Bay. This year in J-122s, flying gennakers downwind when the usually fitful nam_awip winds permit!
Race #1447
INFO by brainaid.de
J-122 PARTICULARS
NAM_AWIP WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
February 27 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 16th 17:00 Registration Closed

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Aland Sea TIMED Race 2021
Norrtalje Segelsallskap, 70km NE of Stockholm was founded in 1920, and time was when the society’s season opened with a challenging offshore race from the club line off Flaten island at the mouth of the long and narrow Norrtaljeviken, out onto a triangular course around the Aland Sea, to finish at Simpnas slightly to the north on Bjorko island - some 78nm in total. A fine race that SOL, being from these parts, ran annually up until 2013. Last run in autumn 2018, we return here to race the course again in the form a TIMED RUN in our flashy Club Swan 50s.
RE-REGISTER HERE to race again after finishing a run.
Race #1444
INFO by brainaid.de
Club Swan 50 Particulars
WX Updates:
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RANKING:
TRQ1 - TRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Sunday, 28 February at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Feb 15th 12:00 Registration Open!

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CCA Delivery Cruise 1 2021 - Sandwich MA to Halifax NS

The Cruising Club of America invites you to join them on a (virtual) delivery cruise starting from Sandwich, Massachusetts, the oldest town on Cape Cod in the USA to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, some 354nm away. Once we clear the tip of Cape Cod at Race Point our rhumb line course will be 70 deg T for 225nm across the Gulf of Maine to Cape Sable NS, so the best delivery departure window for sparing the crew and gear pounding into a northeast winter gale across Browns Bank will likely be following a frontal passage with strong favorable westerly winds. You may choose one of two boats, both tailored for cruising and new to Sailonline's boathouse, so flip a coin, study their Particulars sheets and make ready! You may start at any time after 1900utc on 8 February 2021 and you must arrive in Halifax by 4 March at 2300utc.
Race #1417
INFO by brainaid.de
Santa Cruise 52 PARTICULARS
Passport Cruise 40 PARTICULARS
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RANKING: NONE
Race starts: Feb 08th 19:00 Registration Open!

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Haifa to Sao Vicente - 2021 ESRW - Leg 1
Welcome to bonknhoot’s alternative round the world race, there where it is wide, in six legs, following the setting sun – the ESRW Equatorial Sailonline Round the World Race; equatorial to differentiate it from more traditional antarctical circumnavigations. Expect then to cross the equator frequently, although on this 3500nm first leg from Haifa to the Cape Verdes in Ker 40s you should probably stay north of it. Being a proper ocean race, there are no intermediate waypoints, but please try to leave Tangiers to port anyway.
Race #1427
INFO by brainaid.de
Ker 40 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: ESRW - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
March 4 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 05th 16:00 Registration Closed

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